December 2020

A hearty THANK YOU! to all who have partnered with Friends of Mount Hood in the more than thirty years we have been advocating for the most beautiful mountain in the land, if not the world. The pressure placed on our glaciated peak and forest, which the U.S. Forest Service … More

December 2019

We always like to start with a heartfelt THANK YOU! for your many years of partnership. This effort by the Friends could not have gone on for three decades without the financial support of donors like you. TIMBERLINE. This year, the books were finally closed on the 2011 Timberline Mt. … More

December 2018

The First Thirty Years: The Beginnings of a Mountain Friendship The story of Kate McCathy’s fascinating life is told on our website But how, you many wonder, did Kate and the handful of conservation groups and local individuals that became FOMH end up challenging the Federal government?  How did FOMH … More

December 2016

Dear Friends of Mount Hood, We wish everyone a very happy holiday season! This newsletter is devoted to the litigation over the mountain bike facility proposed at Oregon’s beloved gem, Timberline Lodge. By going to our website ( you can update yourself on other important developments during 2016. ​In 2013, … More

December 2012

Friends of Mount Hood December 2012 Newsletter Mountain Bike Park Proposal approved by Forest Service As expected, the Mount Hood National Forest recently concluded the study of the controversial mountain bike park proposal at Timberline Lodge with a “Finding of No Significant Impact”, or, in the language of bureaucratic acronyms, … More